Radiologic manifestations of thoracic vascular behçet's disease in african-american men

Helen T. Winer-Muram, A. Stacey Headley, Paul Menke, Mahmoud Eltorky

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Abstract

Multiple pulmonary artery aneurysms associated with pulmonary artery thromboses and infarctions are uncommon and occur almost exclusively in Behçet's disease (BD). Because of the rarity of the disease outside endemic areas, sporadic cases may go unrecognized. We report two African-American men with thoracic vascular manifestations of BD. In one patient the diagnosis of BD was made solely on the basis of the characteristic intrathoracic involvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)176-179
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Thoracic Imaging
Volume9
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

Keywords

  • Behçet's disease
  • Pulmonary artery aneurysm
  • Pulmonary infarction
  • Thorax

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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